Gujarat Journal of Extension Education (ISSN 2322-0678)

Title: WILLINGNESS TO ADOPT DAIRY FARMING AMONG YOUNG WOMEN

Authors: K. S. Ninama, Hemlata Saini and R. A. Gamit

Publisher: Society of Extension Education Gujarat

Keywords: Young, women members, adopt, Dairy farming, Willingness

Volume: 34

Issue: 1

Year: December 2022

DOI: https://doi.org/10.56572/gjoee.2022.34.1.0029

Abstract: The research study was conducted among randomly selected 120 young woman members of dairy farmers of Anand district to measure their willingness to adopt dairy farm. The Anand district carries eight talukas, out of which five were selected on the basis of highest milk production for making a composition of 120 young woman members of dairy farming. The result indicated that half (50.83 per cent) of the young woman members had a high level of willingness to adopt dairy farming followed by 35.83 per cent with a medium level of willingness and 10.00 per cent with a low level of willingness. Only 3.34 per cent of the respondents had a very high level of willingness to adopt dairy farming. Independent variables Land holding, herd size, extension contact, economic motivation, achievement motivation, self-confidence, scientific orientation, innovativeness, attitude towards dairy as an occupation and knowledge of dairy farming had positive and highly significant correlation with their willingness to adopt dairy farming.

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